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Introduced by Ray-Ban in 1956, the Wayfarer-style sunglasses are the best-selling sunglasses style in all of history — and that's hardly a surprise to us. With a universally flattering trapezoidal shape, distinctive metal hinges, and its sturdy arms, this is a look that's heralded as one of the best-designed products, period.
Ray Ban itself produces dozens of varieties of the classic Wayfarer, but plenty of other designers have been taking notes. If you look around, you'll be able to find any one of your favorite brands creating their own version of the Wayfarer — click through to see our very favorite options.
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